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United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 15th, Stock Ratings Network reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 2nd will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share on Monday, September 15th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.72%.

On the ratings front, analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price target on shares of United Fire Group from $30.00 to $31.50 in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th.

Shares of United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) traded down 0.48% on Friday, hitting $29.2601. 32,376 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. United Fire Group has a 52 week low of $24.15 and a 52 week high of $34.21. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $29.06 and a 200-day moving average of $28.58. The company has a market cap of $737.7 million and a P/E ratio of 12.09.

United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $232.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $229.90 million. Analysts expect that United Fire Group will post $1.94 EPS for the current fiscal year.

United Fire Group, Inc, formerly United Fire & Casualty Company, is engaged in the business of writing property and casualty insurance and life insurance and selling annuities.

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